Organized by NCD Alliance, WHO, and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs NCDs & COVID-19: Learning lessons, building back better for the future July 13, 2020 RSVP   The NCD Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host a virtual event: ‘NCDs & COVID-19: Learning lessons, building back…

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Organized by WHO Civil Society Working Group on NCDs Civil Society Working Group on NCDs – People at the Centre: Challenges and Solutions of PLWNCDs during the COVID Pandemic June 25, 2020 RSVP According to World Health Organization, People living with or affected by major non-communicable diseases (NCD) and conditions: such as chronic obstructive pulmonary…

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Organized by WHO Civil Society Working Group on NCDs Civil Society Working Group on NCDs – Mobilizing Youth for NCD Prevention and Control during the COVID Pandemic June 15, 2020 RSVP According to World Health Organization, People living with or affected by major non-communicable diseases (NCD) and conditions: such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart…

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Organized by CORE Group Noncommunicable Diseases and the Decade of Action June 9, 2020 RSVP The first session in our noncommunicable disease webinar series will focus on highlighting and understanding the progress we have made in addressing NCDs in the past decade which saw three United Nations High-Level Meetings on noncommunicable diseases. This progress will…

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Organized by Global Health Council, NCD Roundtable, Stop TB Partnership, and ACTION May 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club suisse de la presse – Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Weak health systems that cannot provide a full spectrum of quality care combined with the…

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Organized by Capitol Hill Briefing: Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases Globally: The Power of Integration March 21 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 121 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC RSVP (This is a widely-attended event) Please join the NCD Roundtable members for a discussion about how non-communicable disease (NCD) treatment, prevention, and care can improve health and…

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This blog was written by Victoria Watson, member of NCD Child’s Governing Council as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. Victoria has been contributing to their youth engagement work since 2015. Outside of this work, she works as a policy coordinator at Cancer Care Ontario supporting screening program design. NCD Child is a…

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This post was written by Melissa Chacko, Policy Associate, Global Health Council. It is acknowledged that the key to successful community health interventions is creating community ownership and providing the necessary resources to design community-driven evidence-based sustainable solutions. This methodology is often referred to as human-centered design which is innovation that requires engaging people in order…

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This guest post has been provided by GHC-member Arogya World. Arogya World is an award-winning global health non-profit working to address noncommunicable diseases by promoting healthy living. Vijay Sharma* was walking to his car from work one day when he started to experience shortness of breath. He had experienced it two days before, but brushed…

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